Toyota Reaches 145 Unintended Acceleration Injury Settlements

According to a joint status report filed last week in California federal court, Toyota Motor Corp. has resolved more than half of nearly 250 individual unintended acceleration lawsuits that have been consolidated in multidistrict litigation (MDL) titled In re: Toyota Motor Corp…. Read More »


Xolair May Increase Risk for Adverse Heart and Brain Events

Xolair (omalizumab) is a drug for treating asthma that is brought on by allergies. Approved in 2003, it is an injectable medication for patients aged 12 and older whose asthma symptoms are not responding to inhalable asthma drugs. For patients, it has... Read More »


Zithromax Study Explores Possible Negative Side Effects

A recent Zithromax study explores the connection between the popular antibiotic Zithromax (called Z-Pak or ZMax) and possible side effects such as a heart attack or other cardiac event, and the number of Zithromax lawsuits filed across the country are rapidly growing.... Read More »


Citizens Sue Illinois for Fracking Property Rights

The state of Illinois faces a proposed fracking property rights class action lawsuit filed by a group of oil and gas rights owners who allege that the state’s denial of fracking permits is unconstitutional. While Illinois did pass a state law in… Read More »


Ford Facing Class Action Over Mercury Mountaineer Tailgate

Ford Motor Co. is facing multiple class action lawsuits pertaining to the tailgates in their SUVs, such as the Mercury Mountaineer, alleging that the automaker allegedly knew that the tailgates were prone to cracking but didn’t disclose the potential problem, and moreover... Read More »


Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Enbrel Shipping Temperature

Two drug providers, an Amgen Inc. subsidiary called Caremark and CVS Health unit, were accused of failing to provide proper procedures to keep Enbrel, a drug used to treat arthritis, at the correct temperature during shipping. Lead plaintiff Edward Bertram filed the… Read More »


Biomet Metal Hip Lawsuit Alleges Device Failed

A metal hip implant lawsuit has been filed against orthopedic company Biomet LLC by a Virginia woman who allegedly experienced severe and painful side effects after a failed Magnum hip implant. Plaintiff Mary Ann Crampton-Humphreys was implanted with the Biomet metal hip... Read More »

0 Hit With Wage-Fixing Class Action Lawsuit

Yet another tech company has become embroiled in a wage-fixing class action lawsuit that allegedly spread from Silicon Valley to Hollywood. is accused of colluding with Google regarding the hiring process for senior employees. Lead plaintiff Robert Arriaga alleges that a… Read More »


Eli Lilly Fights Consolidation of Cymbalta Withdrawal Lawsuits

Eli Lilly & Co. is fighting back against a growing number of lawsuits accusing the drug maker of misleading consumers about the severity of Cymbalta withdrawal symptoms. The pharmaceutical giant is attempting to stop a motion by plaintiffs to centralize 28 Cymbalta lawsuits in... Read More »


Pseudotumor Cerebri May Be Caused By Birth Control Pills

Pseudotumor cerebri, also called intracranial hypertension, is a serious medical condition that can be caused by birth control pills. Pseudotumor cerebri is a condition in which excess cerebrospinal fluid builds up in the skull. This creates raised intracranial pressure, which in turn... Read More »


ACT Mouthwash Maker Argues Against Class Certification

The maker of ACT mouthwash is asking a Florida federal judge not to grant class certification to a proposed class action lawsuit alleging that the company makes false claims by saying the mouthwash is capable of rebuilding tooth enamel. Chattem Inc. said… Read More »